Barrel roll

a maneuver in which an airplane executes a complete roll by revolving once around its longitudinal axis.
to perform a barrel roll.
Historical Examples

She is the holder of the record for loop-the-loops for women, and of the barrel roll record for both men and women.
Famous Flyers David Goodger (

He superintended himself, and saw every barrel roll into the water.
An Outcast of the Islands Joseph Conrad

a flight manoeuvre in which an aircraft rolls about its longitudinal axis while following a spiral course in line with the direction of flight
(intransitive) (of an aircraft) to perform a barrel roll


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